Associate - Employment

  • Bristol
  • Tlt Llp
We are recruiting for an Associate to join our Employment team in Bristol. This is a full-time, fully flexile working opportunity and would best suit a qualified lawyer with 1-2 years' PQE.Your RoleAs an Employment Associate in Bristol, you will have your own high quality and varied caseload, working closely with the Partners and other team members on the following: Employment tribunal claims (almost exclusively acting for Respondents) Helping employers manage issues in the workplace such as disciplinaries, grievances, restructuring and redundancies Supporting clients with outsourcing contracts, contract drafting and client training Enforcement of post-termination restrictive covenants Drafting consultancy agreements, staff handbooks, settlement agreements and other employment related documentationYour Skills and Experience You must be a Qualified Solicitor (SRA or Law Society Registered) with at least 1 year PQE A forward thinker, with excellent analytical, communication and organisational skills, you will be self-motivated with the ability to manage workloads and deadlines Commercially aware with enthusiasm for business development, and an appetite for keeping up-to-date with the latest developments in your practice area and sector focus Understand your client’s business needs, and act in the best interest of the firm and the client Ambitious and enthusiastic team player, able to support senior fee earners and contribute to our collaborative cultureYour TeamTLT’s Employment team is recognised as a ‘National Leader’ (Band 1) by the leading directory of law firms, Chambers and Partners 2022 Our team of more than 30 specialists advises clients across the three UK legal jurisdictions of England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on all aspects of employment law. Our services include business reorganisations and redundancies, tactical advice on sensitive/ reputational issues, practical support on business as usual issues such as grievance, boardroom support on reputational or corporate governance issues, employment tribunal representation, internal investigations, advice on employee consultation and engagement, business immigration, employment law training and specialist expertise on TUPE and outsourcing.About TLTFast paced, fast growing and forward thinking, TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors. With local, national and international reach, we have over 1,400 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2022 we were named Law Firm of the Year at The British Legal Awards, recognising our incredible success story.Our purpose is to protect, prepare and progress our clients for what comes next and it’s essential that we do the same for our people, our planet and our communities too. In our open and collaborative culture, we encourage everyone to be their whole self, to have a voice and to contribute.Our BenefitsWe value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You’ll receive a competitive salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance. At TLT we have a progressive fully flexible working approach. We empower our people to work in a place and at a time that meets their needs, those of their clients and of the wider team and firm. Part of this agile approach is a focus on hybrid working and supporting the work/life balance of our people. We’re happy to talk about how flexible working can work for you and this role.